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authorEnrico Jorns <ejo@pengutronix.de>2019-02-15 13:53:48 +0100
committerSascha Hauer <s.hauer@pengutronix.de>2019-02-18 14:26:27 +0100
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doc: bootchooser: add retry handling to algorithm description
Signed-off-by: Enrico Jorns <ejo@pengutronix.de> Signed-off-by: Sascha Hauer <s.hauer@pengutronix.de>
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@@ -96,6 +96,11 @@ list of space-separated flags. Possible values are:
counters of all enabled targets are zero, the ``remaining_attempts``
counters of all enabled targets are reset to their defaults.
+If ``global.bootchooser.retry`` is enabled (set to ``1``), the bootchooser
+algorithm will iterate through all valid boot targets (and decrease their
+counters) until one succeeds or none is left.
+If it is disabled only one attempt will be made for each bootchooser call.
+
Marking a Boot as Successful
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